Hi guys, first of all thank you for your posts as it convinced me to change my injectors, unfortunately this did not fix my rattle issue.
I had the car from 150xxxkm and around 160xxxkm it started the rattle, performance was really low and fuel economy was anything upwards from 15-16L p\h
I got the manifold cleaned, egr deleted, intercooler cleaned, installed catch can, installed 3” exhaust, installed snorkel , k&n airfilter and tuned it. Mileage got a lot better but the rattle still persisted, I changed my injectors to new updated denso ones and the rattle seemed to be better but not gone.
About 6000km later the rattle started getting worse, I serviced my car last week and did fuel filter as well and since then it’s been how it used to be
Sometimes the rattle would not be there at all and out of nowhere it comes back and drops in performance and fuel economy are present...
My car does 500-550km to tank on freeway and city and sometimes driving same roads I could get 700km and drives a lot nicer and smoother without rattle.
It feels very inconsistent and even on freeway my car would sit 2000rpm chewing 11L/100, same road conditions ect for some reason it loses performance and climbs to 2500rpm and sits on 16L/100
I’ve noticed the louder the rattle/more present the lower my fuel economy and performance is.
I thought injectors would fix my issue but it hasn’t, to be honest it’s done bugger all and I spent a good 2.5k
Any other culprits or reason why my car does this?